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March 21, 2013

Where’s Voyager 1? That Depends.

For about three hours on Wednesday, Voyager 1 had left the solar system — before a rewritten news release headline pulled it back in. Voyager 1, one […]
March 21, 2013

Apollo-Era Rocket Engines Rescued From The Sea

Twisted, scum-covered pieces of the engines that sent the first people to the moon got pulled up from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean today. Jeff […]
March 20, 2013

NASA Tells Congress About Meteors: Pay or Pray

The top official from NASA has told members of Congress they have two options when it comes to protecting the country against future meteor strikes: either […]
March 19, 2013

Hope For FireFly Fans!

Hope has been reignited in the “Firefly” fanbase. Last week, a Kickstarter campaign for a movie conclusion to the short-lived TV show “Veronica Mars” made Hollywood […]
March 19, 2013

Mars Rover Curiosity Uncovers A Watery Past Throughout Gale Crater

All around the site where the rover drilled its first sample, evidence shows the rocks formed in watery conditions. The Mars rover Curiosity’s home in Gale Crater may […]
March 18, 2013

Video Game Uses Real Martian Landscape

I’d be willing to bet that at least a few people reading this article will have at least thought about how it might feel to set […]
March 18, 2013

Buzz Aldrin's 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale

Buzz Aldrin‘s 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale LONDON: ” Contact Light“, spoken by Buzz Aldrin, and not the historic ‘One small step’ quote by Neil Armstrong, […]
March 18, 2013

Commander Chris Hadfield: Danny Boy In Space

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and while you may drinking something green, eating corned beef, or partaking in some other stereotypically festive activity, there are also people […]
March 17, 2013

Scifi-SciFact #7: Six Million Dollar Man (1974-1978): The first Bionic Eye

Taking a classic like Frankenstein, building and animating a man and bringing it to the technological age, The Six Million Dollar Man captured the possibilities of […]